Report backs calls to reform Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism

Published 10:24 on April 2, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:24 on April 2, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s industrial GHG emissions would rise 22% above 2005 levels by 2030 without reforms to the Safeguard Mechanism, analysts said Tuesday, though a potential new Labor government pushing such reforms might face an uphill battle in parliament should it try to legislate changes.

Australia’s industrial GHG emissions would rise 22% above 2005 levels by 2030 without reforms to the Safeguard Mechanism, analysts said Tuesday, though a potential new Labor government pushing such reforms might face an uphill battle in parliament should it try to legislate changes.

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